About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed South Dakota Boat Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your South Dakota Boater Education Certificate.

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South Dakota Certificate of Number
The Certificate of Number must be on board and available for inspection by a law enforcement officer whenever the vessel is being operated.

Registration application forms are available at county treasurer offices or by writing to:

Department of Revenue
Division of Motor Vehicles
445 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-3185

Application forms are also available online.